Misha V. Stefanuk has created a remarkable instruction guide to jazz piano scales and modes. JAZZ PIANO SCALES & MODES is a remarkable instruction work. Clearly written, enjoyable to read, and entertaining, this is definitely a book to have in the home library and Public Library.
The table of contents is concise, helpful, and arranged in such a manner that the reader can select what is to be studied. Following the preface and credits, is the first section concerned with diatonic scales. Other scales covered in detail include pentatonic, symmetrical, exotic, composer, and jazz. Polytonality, using scales with chords, alternating scales, practical use of scales, and scale chords are covered and discussed, and illustrated.
The illustrations and use of scales defined visually are perfect in this fine large paperback. All scales by key and the scale library by chord conclude this book.
A section about the author is included. For further information, contact the author at his web site: www.stefanuk.com.
JAZZ PIANO SCALES & MODES is a classic work of its kind, indepth, concise, useful for all jazz pianists beginning and advanced, and an enjoyable learning experience. Highly recommended. Suggest to your local Order Librarian at your Public Library to purchase this book for its patrons, and music reference.Stefanuks jazz piano scales and modes is an instruction book that any jazz pianist will welcome with enjoyment! A great way to learn jazz scales and a must-have for the jazz pianist library!'